(Not So) Spooky October

Paint Your FaceIt’s Halloween all month long at Chicago Children’s Museum. Join us for frightfully fun fall activities that spark creativity and imaginative play.

Paint Your Face
Weekdays at 11:15 am

Transform your face into a pumpkin, superhero, sea creature—whatever you choose. Or just turn your face green in our DIY face painting workshop!

Fridays-Sundays (and Monday, Oct. 12) at 2:15 pm

SlimeIt’s not a liquid and not a solid. It’s SNOT! Not really, but this slime promises to drip in a most disgusting way. Take home a vial of this icky goo, and save it for Halloween night!

Saturdays and Sundays at 11:15 am

What has the head of a bear and 18 wheels? A frankentoy! Construct your own creepy creature using toy parts and other extraordinary junk.

Oct. 6, 9-13, 16, 19-20, 23-27, 30-Nov. 1 at 1, 2 & 3 pm
Oct. 8, 22 and 29 at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
October 15 at 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

CostumingTransform yourself into a creature of your own design using fabrics, buttons, and fun recycled materials.

Costume Design with Anna Glowacki
October 15 at 5:30 & 6:30 pm
October 17-18 at 1, 2, 3 & 4 pm

Dig deep into your imagination and add a “wow” accessory to your Halloween garb with costume designer Anna Glowacki. Perhaps a glittering crown for an intergalactic princess? How about a swirling cape for a futuristic superhero? Anything goes in this hands-on workshop!

Kids Create: Make with Nature
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm

Dig, sort and play with natural materials, such as leaves, pinecones and bark. Create art inspired by the beauty of the season. These workshops are especially for ages five and younger.